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Old 10-09-2012, 03:38 PM   #1
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Default January 2013 Speed Month @ Homestead RC Raceway

January 2013 is going to be Speed Month at the World Championship Homestead RC Raceway. There will be 3 major fuel races in the month of January.

January 11, 12, 13, will be the FORGASS Series Race # 5. The classes to be raced will be 1/10 Sedan, 1/8 4 wheel drive, and 1/8 GT buggy based.

January 18, 19, 20, will be the 1/8 GT Pan American Grand Prix. This will be an International race exclusively for 1/8 GT shaft drive buggy based race cars. Minimum weight 3500 grams, rubber tires, 150 cc fuel capacity, .21 - .28 engines , GT bodies.

January 25, 26, 27, will be the Novarossi Challenge. This will be an International Race for 1/10 Sedan, 1/8 4 wheel drive, 1/8 GT, and 1/8 Street Buggy. Lots of great racing and prizes sponsored by Novarossi.

These dates are firm, more details on this exciting speed month of racing at Homestead RC Raceway to follow.








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VERY NICE DOUG!!! Bring those tall gears guys, you'll need them on this track!!!!


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Old 10-09-2012, 05:42 PM   #3
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VERY NICE DOUG!!! Bring those tall gears guys, you'll need them on this track!!!!


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Thanks Andy, we are looking forward to a great month of racing!
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Can't wait! Fantastic venue. I'm taking January off.

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Cant wait for the gt race!!! See you guys in january!
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Thumbs up VERY NICE TRACK AND RACE!!!!!!!

VERY NICE!!!!!! 18 TO 20 I'LL TRY TO BE THERE, SEE YOU GUY
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:01 PM   #7
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Homestead RC Raceway is located on the grounds of the world famous Homestead-Miami Speedway. The address is 1 Speedway Blvd., Homestead, Florida 33035, United States. The R/C Car facility is inside the gates of the Speedway and offers all the speed and excitement of the bigger race cars.

The circuit is comprised of 13 left and right hand turns that is raced in a clockwise direction. The circuit width is 15 feet to 18 feet wide. The straightaway length with dogleg is 275 feet/83.82 meters. The racing line circuit length is 960 feet/292.608 meters.

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Homestead RC Raceway has the following amenities.

*Covered pit area with lights and ceiling fans for more than 150 drivers.
*Paved loading/unloading zone for easy access to the covered pit area.
*Large secure parking area designated for drivers, mechanics, and officials
*Engine tuning stations conveniently located next to the covered pit area.
*Designated car cleaning area
*Designated pre-race staging area for qualifying and finals.
*Large permanent Men and Women restroom and toilet facilities.


COVERED PIT AREA
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Default Speed Month Motels and Alternative Accommodations

There are an abundance of motels within a close radius of the racing circuit. We recommend doing an internet search using “MOTELS MIAMI HOMESTEAD SPEEDWAY.” Below are just a few motels that are within a close distance.

Best Western
411 South Krome Avenue
Florida City, Florida 33034
Tel: 305-246-5100

Fairway Inn Florida City
100 S.E. 1st Avenue (US Highway #1)
Florida City, Florida 33034
Tel: 305-248-4202

Comfort Inn
333 S.E. 1st Avenue (US Highway #1)
Florida City, Florida 33034
Tel: 305-248-4009

Transport to and from hotel to racing circuit

The organizer will not supply transport to and from hotel/track.

Alternative Accommodations

Camping permitted in designated RV/Trailer area. Must be self contained, there are no hookups or electricity provided. A dumping station is located approximately 2 miles away.
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Default What GT motor for speed month?

Very interested in attending one or both of the GT races but have a question regarding the $280 street price motor limit for the Grand Prix event. What would GT racers that race at homestead recommend to adhere to that rule? Its a little hard to place a realistic $$ limit on a motor. Many factors lead to the price of a motor end of season clearance can net you a $550 motor for $389 it happened to me. A little clarity would go a long way especially coming from up north to play for a weekend. I'm assuming there is no motor limit for the Novarossi race. I have seen the price of the OS motor increase due to availability and demand and any motor can be found cheaper if you dont factor in shipping from ( _______)
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Very interested in attending one or both of the GT races but have a question regarding the $280 street price motor limit for the Grand Prix event. What would GT racers that race at homestead recommend to adhere to that rule? Its a little hard to place a realistic $$ limit on a motor. Many factors lead to the price of a motor end of season clearance can net you a $550 motor for $389 it happened to me. A little clarity would go a long way especially coming from up north to play for a weekend. I'm assuming there is no motor limit for the Novarossi race. I have seen the price of the OS motor increase due to availability and demand and any motor can be found cheaper if you dont factor in shipping from ( _______)
Yeah, this is a never ending battle..... Events that want to continue to limit price only.....but not performance. The only class in all of RC that tries to limit something by price and not performance. They are trying to make it competitive for everyone or affordable for everyone? Neither of which will happen.
Maybe they should just give you a list of what is allowed....lol. Oh and by the way, I can bet you money there won't be anyone teching the motors to make sure they were not modid either.....unless of course someone is way faster then they will want to check it. But you are suppose to have an original of all motors allowed to compare for modid motors? What a joke.....
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Cant wait for the gt race!!! See you guys in january!
Jose what motor are you running for the Grand Prix event ($280 limit)
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Manny what motor u running?... that beast you had at FBF last weekend must cost more than $280 lol
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Default Entry from Brazil

The first International entry from Brazil has been confirmed for the January Speed Month @ Homestead RC Raceway. We welcome Cleyton Lima from Brazil to race with us in January! Below is a link about some of Cleyton's recent racing history.

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